In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(profession)ocupación femininewhat is your present occupation? — ¿cuál es su ocupación actual?
- Sadly the diversity of occupations and experiences that Congress has seems to be diminishing.
- Mine was frequently decorated in accordance with my father's occupation.
- A farmer by occupation, Tom spent all of his life in Mountain, his native townland.
- Farming and fishing are the traditional occupations on the Family Islands.
- Creative occupations, like music, sport or theatre bring pleasure.
- On my visa I always put my occupation as ‘entertainer’.
- Consider your occupation - banker or entertainer - and lifestyle before you select a suit style.
- Every day he travels out to sea to go fishing which is his occupation.
- But it would be interesting to see how the different artistic occupations differ from each other.
- An occasional occupation as a fishing guide does not pay enough, Campbell commented as an after-thought.
- I've had many occupations, including fishing and building houses and commercial buildings.
- His payslips would state his occupation as something harmless and meaningless, like KGB agent.
- Football players are known to suffer from relatively high rates of injury compared with participants in other sports and occupations.
- Agriculture, forestry, and fishing are the occupations of 40 percent of the thirty million people who are employed.
- I think that's why it is such an interesting occupation.
- Or you have to change activities and occupations so that what you are doing is worth twice as much.
- Due to his father's occupation, he grew up knowing about military matters.
- The sample of 70 stay-at-home fathers was very diverse in terms of occupations, social class, and education levels.
- In addition, we excluded 180 boys without information on fathers' occupation.
- Tendonitis, which is associated with an occupation or a sport, is otherwise known as overuse injury or repetitive strain injury.
1.2(activity)ocupación femininelooking after children is a full-time occupation — cuidar niños es un trabajo que ocupa las veinticuatro horas del día / es un trabajo a tiempo completo
- Yet Wu persisted, since learning about architecture was the only occupation that satisfied his pursuit of artistic excellence.
- Now the brothers' passion for sport is a full-time occupation.
- You see, floating on the river is my occupation, but winter is a rough time on the water.
- Meanwhile the poachers had time to gather up their nets and other implements used in the pursuit of their nefarious occupation.
- Avoids activities or occupations that involve contact with others
- He mentions the doctrines, customs, occupations, and activities of various sects.
- We are making every effort to try and soften the edges of these draconian rules but brick walls and head butting are pretty joyless occupations.
- The large variety of tools allowed the prince to pursue diverse occupations, such as hunting, drawing, painting, or lathework.
- Its main occupations are fishing and boatbuilding.
- To his own mind, however, his real occupation was not the pursuit of wealth but the opening of souls.
- In any case, keeping tabs on the crashes has been pretty much a full-time occupation over the past week.
- Playing a game of chess is a quiet occupation, all about moves on the board and opponents rarely reveal anything.
- Certain occupations and activities seem to favour the formation of comedones or acne.
- These differences can be explained by different sources of exposure, such as through occupations or hobbies.
- During the monsoon season the villagers divert their occupation to fishing and agriculture.
2Military ocupación femininefeminine ocupaciónarmy of occupation — ejército de ocupación masculine
- forces of occupation — fuerzas de ocupación
- to be under occupation — estar ocupado
- The Soviets locked him up during their occupation in the 1980s.
- As hundreds of Gama workers continued their 10-day occupation of Dublin building sites last night, the company again denied all allegations against it.
- The workers began the occupation on June 22.
- Tomorrow, all those who risked their lives to end the Nazi occupation will be remembered.
- But he says Lebanon will always resist the Israeli occupation of its territory.
- During their occupation of the building, police had pledged not to enter the prayer area in order to quell opposition.
- Mauritania withdrew in 1979, but Polisario fought Moroccan occupation for 16 years.
- Sooner or later every great French director must confront the guilty legacy of wartime occupation.
- He demanded that occupation troops surrender themselves and their weapons.
- Baby Bruce would have had little memory of Japan's wartime occupation of Hong Kong.
- The American military occupation of Japan lasted from August 1945 through April 1952.
- The next stage of this process is the permanent military occupation of ‘buffer zones’ on the West Bank.
- Only Dalton's mother resists the enveloping gloom by taking part in a factory occupation.
- Another 20 workers remain in occupation of a nearby M & S branch.
- Shortly thereafter, both the Russians and Americans withdrew their occupation forces except for advisory personnel.
- We feel that 35 years of foreign, illegal occupation is more than enough.
- Like in Vietnam, the sooner the occupation forces pull out, the better for them.
- Or do you support U.S. military occupation and for how long?
- The mainly Muslim workers have been in occupation since the closure was announced.
- Only in 1994 was he briefly restored to power through a US military occupation of the country.
- Are those attacks escalating because of religious fervor or because of occupation of homelands by foreign forces?
- There is a reason why only 6 % of his country supports our occupation of this faraway land.
- But the alternative to negotiating with him is continued military occupation of the territories in force.
- There has been a rise in the number of strikes and factory occupations.
- Yet Makiya always opposed a protracted American military occupation.
- We endure a genocidal occupation of our homelands and a humiliating denial of our existence as nations.
- Some opponents have argued that voting will legitimise the on-going occupation.
3(of accommodation, building)ocupación femininethe tenants are already in occupation — los inquilinos ya han tomado posesión de la vivienda (or las oficinas etc.)
- the house is ready for occupation — la casa está lista para su ocupación
- Many people regularly issue statements about the destruction, occupation or misuse of Auqaf properties.
- Banned are freehold flats and maisonettes, shared-ownership properties and houses in multiple occupation, such as bedsits.
- Mr Mason and his staff have worked through the half term break to prepare the new building for occupation on Monday.
- Mr Omar says he went into occupation of the property in December 1990.
- I can remember not too long ago it was in occupation and kept in good repair.
- Who else would be interested in buying the House or her half share in the House with him in occupation?
- She told me that builders have to notify their local council when a property is completed and ready for occupation.
- Continued occupation of the site would be of great benefit to them.
- The occupation of property may be, and often is, distinct from its value to the owner.
- Many families living in the borough are in need of more suitable homes and unlawful occupation is stopping them from moving.
- In April 1990 the claimant commenced his occupation of the premises.
- Several of the old concrete ramps between floors were removed and the floors were filled in to create additional space suitable for occupation.
- Both Maori and British common law require continuous occupation and control for common law ownership.
- In all the situations in which the landlord is liable, the tenant in occupation will also be liable for the nuisance, as an occupier.
- All the units have around 102 square metres of living space and will be ready for occupation by July.
- One is a tax on property occupation, the other a supplementary tax on travel.
- The effect of his decision is that the Defendants' continued occupation of the site is unlawful.
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